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  Current    Liberally Stephanie Miller    News/Business.   
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    November 7, 2012
    6:00 - 9:00am PST  

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>> stephanie: woot, woot. everybody, woot. by the way jacki schechner do you know what jim ward had the nerve to say? i told you it was in the bag. [ laughter ] >> little wednesday morning quarterbacking? >> stephanie: i've been over here happy clapping my ass off for a year. >> you're not allowed an "i told you so" after something like this. >> stephanie: what a night huh? >> unbelievable. it was a nail-biter for awhile. >> stephanie: yeah. trust me about that. yeah hello. [farting noise] >> stephanie: that went on for
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hours. we'll have jacki after the top here because we have to talk about what happened on fox news. [ laughter ] >> it was a funeral over there. >> stephanie: anybody tune in? oh, it was a thing of beauty. >> i think karl needs to move to a facility of some kind. >> stephanie: it is all too much fun. to kick things off here she is, jacki schechner in the current news center. >> good morning, everybody. if a picture is worth 1,000 words, then the following photo is worth 1,000 words band a quarter of a million retweets. that shot is now the most retweeted post in all of twitter's six-year history. the president's campaign sent it out last night. twitter says people sent out 31.7 million tweets yesterday making election day the most tweeted event in u.s. political history. off-line the president supporters gathered at maccormac place to hear the president's victory speech. he finished the night with at least 303 electoral votes having carried most of the
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battleground states including colorado virginia, wisconsin and the much-coveted ohio. we're still waiting on florida results. but president's second term is secure without them. >> obama: what makes america exceptional are the bonds that hold together the most diverse nation on earth. the belief that our destiny is shared. that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another. >> mitt romney took more than 90 minutes to call the president and concede then he gave a short speech in boston. >> at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the work. >> two parties will have to come together quickly because we face falling off the fiscal cliff at the end of the year. john boehner will give a speech at 3:30 eastern today. his office says that statement will talk about finding common ground, growing the economy and lowering the debt. we're back with more steph and celebration after the break. stay with us!
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(vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. (vo) she's joy behar. >>current will let me say anything. rich, chewy caramel rolled up in smooth milk chocolate. don't forget about that payroll meeting. rolo.get your smooth on. also in minis.
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>>and now to my point. that is a whole bunch of bunk! the powerful my steal an election but they cannot steal
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democracy. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> announcer: ladies and >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's "the stephanie miller show." ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey, all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: forward! it is "the stephanie miller show." happy post-election day! everybody, jacki get in the cuddle puddle. everybody get in the cuddle puddle. let's start floating. >> oh, this is unseemly. >> stephanie: i don't care! [ laughter ] >> stephanie: this has been the longest election ever! it's over!
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i can't help myself. ♪ you got mud on your face ♪ ♪ you big disgrace ♪ ♪ kicking your can all over the place ♪ ♪ singing we will, we will rock you ♪ >> we rocked the votes my friends. >> stephanie: good job mama's proud. >> if you think this morning you would say we didn't know the results out of florida yet and it doesn't matter! >> stephanie: it doesn't matter. you and your insequential state jacki. >> what is going on with florida? why can't they get their crap together? >> stephanie: what up? >> i used to keep a personal blog and i had a friend who would submit a post every week who was called the wtf is up with florida? every week, it was a new story about some ridiculousness going on in florida. >> stephanie: wow. what a night, ladies and gentlemen. and the states -- it really was not close. the president took wisconsin virginia ohio, right? >> colorado.
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>> it was close in the popular vote. very close. >> stephanie: landslide victory for lgbt rights. hello. senator tammy baldwin senator elizabeth warren. woot. where do i even start? i'm going to explode i'm so excited. >> is it fair to say the country is waking up? and they're getting smart about this sort of thing? let's move ahead. let's be progressive with our values and watching out for each other and civil rights and all of the things that we've been moving ahead on. >> stephanie: forward. have we been moving forward jacki? >> is that the word you were looking for? >> stephanie: i was looking the for the word "forward." >> you have to think wasserman and friedman and oh, geez, all of the others who were warning about all of the -- >> shenanigans. >> stephanie: shining a light on it is effective. >> that's what helped propel people to stand in line for hours and hours and hours and hours. >> stephanie: i'm going to take total credit for that.
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>> are you? >> stephanie: yes. >> that was the big twitter hash tag was "stay in line." because they wanted people who were on their phones and bored and standing in line to vote in florida and ohio and virginia after the polls closed and not move because it still mattered. >> stephanie: just looking at a picture of kids around the world with see i voted sticker. obama's victory celebration around the world. >> they're allowed to vote around the world? stch it is just a -- tv it is just a -- >> stephanie: it is just a picturer. >> we mailed and i voted sticker to someone in a foreign country? >> yesterday also proved that the koch brothers couldn't buy an election. sheldon adelson couldn't buy. >> money can't buy you love. >> stephanie: pretty much right about everything all the time including former and future alan grayson who joins us this morning. they use that line in his victory party. former and future. >> they did to introduce him. >> stephanie: it was a good
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night. it was a good, good night. where do we even start? we have to unpack this thing. there's so much to talk about right? >> i was thinking last night as we were doing our continuous, continuous continuous current coverage -- >> you poor thing. >> stephanie: did you sleep in a little sleeping bag? >> i'm still continuing. i did get a little bit of sleep which is good. but you wake up groggy with like an election hangover. not that we were drinking but -- >> stephanie: no. >> you're drunk on success. >> stephanie: no no, i was drinking. >> job well-done. >> you just feel good. it feels good. i really did say i can't breathe until i see something from virginia or ohio or florida. it just -- it was like those were the states where it was just like -- >> stephanie: let's talk about fox news. okay. [ laughter ] this is -- well first of all, i have to say i don't know why everybody was saying of course last time was so historic and so unbelievable, we all cried. i remember i was having a party last time. i remember just that feeling of
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shock and remember how quickly it happened. you were like oh, my god when the chiron went up. barack obama elected president. >> when karl rove saw that obama took ohio, it looked like he made in his pants. that's when we knew we had it. last night when i heard we took pennsylvania, it is happening. >> stephanie: can you feel karl rove spiral into irrelevancy as we speak? i can. >> one million dollars. >> down the drain. >> stephanie: my point is this time for me felt even sweeter because this man has had to put up with so much crap. so much incredible racist crap. for four years. this was sweeter to me for some reason, the second time around, as they say. so my point is -- >> you've been listening to the sinatra channel again, haven't you? >> stephanie: all the time. it happened so fast. you hear -- ohio and then you
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knew the minute it was ohio, the chiron went up right away. ry elected. i was like oh, my god immediately you tune to fox news. >> this beard balance on election night. -- this weird balance of who gets it first and who gets it right. the networks are always trying to out do each other. >> stephanie: no, no, jacki. you probably couldn't because you were working. let me explain this. >> i did see on twitter as it came in, what's happening on fox. meltdown. are you watching? >> it was a funeral. >> stephanie: if anything, it showed what you a parallel partisan universe we live in. fox news declares ohio. for president obama. like every other network the chiron is president re-elected. basically, the on-air, they just wouldn't believe it. karl rove said no, no, wait a minute about ohio thinking that will work again. >> so megan kelly had to walk to the -- >> stephanie: i'm sorry! >> i watched it, too.
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>> stephanie: i'm going to explode. >> you're not going to take this tray away from her chris. >> stephanie: take my christmas fox -- i mean i will be -- i will be waiting for rush limbaugh's show with a box of wine. this is what happens jacki. it turns into a skit of -- just the weirdest -- so they have declared the president re-elected ohio. then suddenly, there is all of this sort of commotion. karl rove is in the background. they follow megan kelly all the way down into the basement where the -- >> where the counting is taking place. >> stephanie: to badger them about whether they're right. >> what are you doing? >> stephanie: she's like sticking a microphone in their own pollster's faces. >> they're like we're right. >> stephanie: how confident are you? are you sure? >> we're sure. >> are you sure about this? >> are you absolutely sure? >> damn it. >> stephanie: we have complete confidence in our call.
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ohio has gone for president obama. she just kept like -- it was hilarious. and then they cut back to -- befuddled anchor with the dark hair. >> brian kilmeade. >> stephanie: no no, the dark haired anchor guy. he was the one anchoring at the time. >> i don't know. >> stephanie: does it matter? no. >> who wants to bet that "saturday night live" will do the best -- >> bret baier. >> stephanie: so bret baier is like going like this and turning around. he's like karl rove is in the background. we'll be right back with karl rove who has -- i don't know what it was. i love this. again, two sets of math. like oh, karl rove will be -- his response. okay. literally, so then the romney camp, of course is following what fox news -- they refused to concede. so there is all of this sort of confusion. they know they're not conceding ohio even though the president has been declared -- you know, re-elected. so now they're like he's not
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conceding. karl rove is saying this. they're going to dispute ohio. that's going on for an hour or something. >> about 45 minutes. >> stephanie: it was a revolt by fox anchors to say -- you know, tried to inject confusion. it was hilarious. >> he didn't even need ohio at that point. that was the other thing too is he had enough electoral votes. >> stephanie: they hadn't been called yet. >> if he had won colorado, it would have been over but they hadn't called colorado yet. they called ohio before they called colorado. >> stephanie: obviously the writing was on the wall. >> soon after colorado was called. >> stephanie: it was just a skit. >> is colorado really a state? i don't think so. >> stephanie: they're reporting something different that's on their chiron. president obama wins ohio and has been re-elected president. >> it contradicted the breaking news alert they sent out to people like me. they had to recall that e-mail news alert while they've got their crap together in the newsroom. >> stephanie: karl rove on his cell phone, it was like the koch
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brothers like charlie brown's teach every. -- teacher. hang on, i'm trying. give me a second. >> i'm not sure ohio isn't part of canada. >> now on fox and friends this morning, they're in the anger portion because brian kilmeade said america's the shallowest nation on earth after last night. >> stephanie: oh. >> wait, we're shallow? >> because we voted solely on what happened after hurricane sandy. that's what brian kilmeade says. [baby crying] >> stephanie: i have to admit i do tune in for the whining. >> i listen to it on the radio to and from work because it gets me fired up. that's probably the only time i subject myself to torture. >> stephanie: i'm going to sign up for a full day of whining from hannity and limbaugh. [ whatever! ] >> stephanie: they were denial last night. anger and bargaining lobby this
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afternoon and then by the evening shows -- >> limbaugh ordered a huge shipment of oxycontin. >> the giant -- i don't know doughnut. >> stephanie: i fell asleep before the president spoke. you know what? because i was a little nervous. i was a little drinky last night. a little nervous. >> you're a little drinky every night. stiff made it through mitten's speech. if he had been like that during the campaign -- >> he was lovely and conciliatory and blah, blah, blah. >> i did read an analysis this morning that it just barely cleared the mark of what's acceptable in acceptance speeches. not to gloat the morning after but they were saying it was -- eh. it wasn't the nation has spoken and i support this president. it was like ann and i will pray for him good luck. >> stephanie: it was really short. you could tell it was not what the supporters wanted. he was like eh. >> he didn't even write a concession speech. he was so confident that he just wrote an acceptance speech and left it at that.
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>> stephanie: that's like something i write on a chardonnay napkin. whatever it's over. bye. >> we're going to go count our money. screw you. >> stephanie: we're going to go back to our car elevator. anyway, what a night. thanks, guys for the debate special. election special. whatever. >> whatever. >> stephanie: dear god, we're exhausted. >> question is who won the ping-pong match. >> they sat us at a ping-pong table. >> stephanie: or like a foosball table. >> there was a net across the middle of it. >> yeah. >> stephanie: oh, got it. >> we don't have that in foosball. we have goals. >> stephanie: i'm still drunk. nobody talk to me now. jacki schechner going on hour number 633 and still coherent, awesome. thank you honey. >> sponsored by caffeine. >> stephanie: see you at the top of the hour. >> bye guys. >> stephanie: it was worth it to tune into the morning show to see they've all been up like 75
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hours. >> mica looked lovely. >> stephanie: a little sleepy. >> her hair was perfect. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: virginia, we lost virginia. now he's going to have to grow a mustache, isn't he? >> sweet joyceous. he was write -- sweet jesus. he was right with his original analysis of the romney campaign. >> stephanie: 19 minutes. >> oh, sweet jesus. >> stephanie: oh dear. >> bless his heart. >> stephanie: good luck with your -- okay. 19 minutes after the hour. kids, i'm going to freeze everything from last night in my computer in carbonite so i can relive it other and over and over again. >> okay then. >> stephanie: you know, we're all busy. we're running businesses. some people apparently have lives and families, i'm told. >> what's that? >> stephanie: you can't remember to do stuff like that all the time. back up the stuff in your computer. do what i did. get carbonite. it does it automatically. set it up once. it backs up everything in your
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>> announcer: stephanie miller . >> stephanie: mm-hmm, okay, all right, we're trying to compete with florida, aren't we. >> yeah, yeah. >> stephanie: this is just in. >> a pair of lungs were found on a sidewalk in south central l.a. nobody mere by. >> stephanie: south central does it like nobody. >> nobody near buy. >> stephanie: that's how we do it here. ♪ it's a beautiful day ♪ >> obama: tonight, more than 200 years at a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny. the task of perfecting our union moves forward. >> stephanie: 25 minutes after the hour. >> not a beautiful day for donald trump. >> stephanie: he's calling for a revolution. he said we should march in the streets. >> he said the loser won last
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night. which -- what? >> our country's now in serious and unprecedented trouble like never before. that's what unprecedented means. >> stephanie: it was mainly an fu donald trump vote last night. he offered $1 million to shave his head? whatever that woodland creature is on his head. >> little more family friendly than what stephen colbert offered. >> can i ask something really superficial. what was going on with diane sawyer last night? >> stephanie: no idea. >> i think she mixed some meds with her vodka. >> stephanie: oh dear. maybe she was just happy. >> well, i don't know. the twitter verse exploded. >> stephanie: kevin in nashville. they would have -- >> yeah. >> stephanie: who was this kevin in nashville? >> hey steph. >> how you guys doing? >> i'm happy obama won.
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i'm disabled. i really thought that romney would throw my disabled check out. i worked for 30 years to get my social security and i don't want him to take it. >> stephanie: i think a lot of people were afraid about a lot of things in terms of -- just the term romney administration would make me go -- [ screaming ] gak. you know what i'm saying. >> it wouldn't have even been good for comedy. he's not funny. >> stephanie: it went too into the scary to be funny. too into the sad to be funny. >> stephanie: oh dear. that's why it's good. ♪ mitt's a flip-flopper ♪ ♪ that's mitt in the spotlight ♪ ♪ losing his election ♪ ♪ trying to keep ohio ♪ ♪ and he knows now that he can't do it ♪ ♪ oh, no, he spent too much ♪
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♪ and lot more than enough ♪ ♪ i thought that i heard him laughing ♪ ♪ 47% ♪ ♪ i think i thought i saw mitt cry ♪ >> yea! >> stephanie: rocky mountain mike. let's get back to the main topic today. that is that i'm always right. [ ding ding ] [ applause ] >> so is nate silver. >> stephanie: i'm watching david gregory and my other nemesis on the tv today. what do i say? this stupid mainstream media. every story line ends up being wrong. i've had to hear -- it is so tight. the president's doing this and that. it didn't end up being that close even. >> there was an anchor on abc news this morning who said --
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nobody could have imagined that the -- >> stephanie: yes, they could have. >> that the electoral college vote would have been so wide. >> stephanie: how much is nate silver going to get? >> gay or otherwise. >> stephanie: you can suck on his big, gay numbers everybody. that's what he became like the pin pinata in right-wing world. nate silver once again was eerily accurate in his forecast. >> absolutely. in him we trust. >> stephanie: dick morris and rush limbaugh once again completely wrong. >> it is going to be a mitt romney landslide. >> we have to find the landslide. >> didn't you read your right-wing world list. >> stephanie: is he there? all right. david bender joins us next on "the stephanie miller show." but this whole debate so rankles me. >>oh really? >>tax cuts don't create jobs.
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the golden years as the conservatives call them, we had the highest tax rates, and the highest amount of growth, and the highest amount of jobs. those are facts. >>"if you ever raise taxes on the rich, you're going to destroy our economy." not true!
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>> announcer: stephanie miller. >> relax. this is just temporary. like >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> ah, that first sip burns your throat a little bit but then when it hits your head, it's like oh, yeah. >> is that diane sawyer? oh, stop it. >> stephanie: some predictions are wrong. who would have predicted diane sawyer would be the one drunk on television yesterday and not me. >> well, we don't know. >> stephanie: allegedly. oh, my god. >> if you go to gawker, they have a compilation of her moments last night. >> stephanie: i brought the booze, too. i did the track after. >> look at these tweets. >> you were driven by the way. okay. you didn't drink while driving. >> stephanie: yes. >> let me say that. >> stephanie: i was in the backseat. glug glug. very tense last night. diane, i feel your pain.
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all right. speaking of predictions we just can't play this too many times. this was earlier this year. dick morris. >> i believe that -- and i've said this before and everybody either gives a sigh of relief for a cynical -- there is no chance that obama will get re-elected. none zilch nada. we'll also win ten seats in the senate. >> stephanie: really? [ laughter ] >> stephanie: oh, dick, we're not laughing at you. we're laughing really hard! >> wow! >> i bet a gajillion dollars! oh no. >> stephanie: okay. what did they say yesterday? nate silver always right. dick morris always wrong. thing that made me the most confident yesterday. >> nate silver getting a lot of ass. dick morris, not. >> he is a big ass.
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>> stephanie: not even a prostitute toe to be found anywhere in dick morris -- even prostitutes are like you were so wrong! [ crickets chirping ] that's such a turnoff. >> i've never known anyone who was all ass. >> stephanie: you couldn't pay me to [ bleep ] you. you are so wrong. okay. we have -- we have our own writer. ♪ return to sender ♪ ♪ return to ♪ >> bender. >> it means a lot, doesn't it, bender? ♪ return to ♪ >> yea david bender. >> david bender. >> good morning! good morning stephanie miller. >> stephanie: oh, my god. you called me oh, it's looking god then it got declared for the president so i just hit redial. [ screaming ] that was our whole conversation. >> i thought who is this screaming in my ear? it's diane sawyer. >> stephanie: diane sawyer is drunk dialing me again. >> stealing your act. it is really not fair. >> stephanie: you know what i think it is.
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we all have election fatigue. it is the not only relief that we won but it is over, finally. >> it is over and let's talk about what's over. alan west is over. i stayed up until the middle of the night. now michele bachmann -- comedy wins. michigan ul bachmann -- michele bachmann is going back but alan grayson is going back with her. >> stephanie: that was a squeaker. >> it may be enough of a squeaker that there may be a recount. >> maybe. >> they've called it for her. it is possible they can do it but right now for sure, joe walsh is gone. west is gone. if you look at -- you know, dick morris. we'll take two seats in the senate. if you look at the senate now we're talking about -- first openly gay american ever to be elected to the senate.
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>> it is huge. huge! >> it is huge. but think about the quality of the democrats who are going in. it's not just tammy baldwin. it is elizabeth warren. >> stephanie: excuse me, david. what else did i say? this war on women was not fictional. you know what? this is the year of the woman. i'm telling you what. not only do we have senator elizabeth warren. senator tammy baldwin of course todd akin and richard mourdock went down to defeat. it really -- i'm telling you they were like poking the woman bear with a stick. >> you know what, i've got to say what i said to you last night. women, two. rape nothing. that's what happened. todd akin and mourdock going down now, also in the middle of the night. north dakota heidi highcamp has eeked out a victory. she has been declared a winner. that's a seat that the
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republicans were sure then going to take. >> stephanie: tammy duckworth. so many awesome new women. >> i'll bet todd akin is feeling legitimately raped. >> but it is god's will. >> stephanie: he would have had a way to shut down that whole electoral process. >> you would think so. karl rove would think so. you just say it didn't happen. >> stephanie: now david you know i like my pundits happy clappy and i would never point out a friend being wrong. however, i do recall you saying back when, we're going to lose the senate. there's no way we're not going to lose the senate. >> and frankly, a year ago absolutely. you look at it. we were defending 2/3 of the seats. but they put up these tea party candidates. they drop-kicked this thing. they had it. unhappiest guy in the world today is mitch mcconnell. >> stephanie: you've been a political strategist since
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rutherford b. hayes. you can't write the akin and mourdock were going to say things like they said. if you were their strategist -- >> let's say for the record. it is christine o'donnell, all of these people. every time. they had that seat in indiana. dick lugar would have won with 700 % of the vote. he always did but they took on their own. they eat their own. >> stephanie: i was just going to say -- what we've said about the tea party. it sure feels on the overrish side, doesn't it? >> well yes except you know, john boehner still needs them to hold on being speaker. and now it's going to be interesting because the question is will they keep him or will eric cantor try to take that job? >> stephanie: ooh. >> oh, what fun to watch. >> our friend wayne powell. >> stephanie: i know! that was such a long shot but yeah, he ran a great race. >> he ran a great campaign.
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>> stephanie: david let's talk about -- wow i got a headline here from -- where do you call it? landslide victory for lgbt equality up and down. that was the other thing. i was with a friend last night that was saying the last election that was the one thing we remember out here in california, having elected barack obama and just the immediate punch in the stomach with prop 8. >> chicago, having left grant park and saw the numbers coming in california, i remember feeling like this whole sort of -- mixed feeling of elation and depression at the same time that my home state could do that. well now four states after 32 consecutive losses over 32. no state had ever voted for marriage equality. four states yesterday. all voted for marriage equality. minnesota voted down same-sex marriage ban and maine and maryland. so it's now -- what is it?
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4-36. we're 4-4 in this election. that's amazing. >> stephanie: david, that's what i was saying. for some reason for me it feels sweeter this time around because it feels more inclusive. it feels -- and as i was saying, it is just this solid wall of obstructionism. nastiness, racism, whatever you want to call it that this president has had to deal with. do you know what i'm saying? wasn't that an amazing feeling last night? >> it was. that's really -- the tone that he took, you know and going forward which is what this has always been about and you look at the numbers. you look at how young people voted and the demographics here are only going to get better. >> stephanie: by the way another media story line that i've been talking about forever. how much do we hear this? the youth aren't going to turn out. there's no enthusiasm. it's so tight. this is what i'm saying, david. it was so -- it was so gratifying for so many of us because all of those stupid
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media story lines turned out to be wrong right? >>et this turn out to be wrong. it was close. all of the battleground states. two, three points. he won -- eight or nine million less votes than he did four years ago but he will get 50% of the vote. the first democratic president bill clinton never did it, to win re-election -- to win both elections with more than 50% since fdr. >> stephanie: david, what does this mean for governing in terms of the senate has gone more democratic. obviously in such a closely-divided governance, what does that mean? >> well, they can still filibuster. and it does come down to mitch mcconnell. he either makes a deal. remember, he's up in two years. and the question does he want to hold on to power? does he make a deal? and if he does, does he get primary? we're looking at -- john boehner and mitch mcconnell have to
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make decisions now about whether or not they want to be leaders or hold on to their jobs. >> i think mitch mcconnell is crawling back into his shell. >> stephanie: into his terrarium. he's nursing a vodka-soaked piece of lettuce this morning. [ laughter ] >> it is an amazing amazing day. i'm really proud to be an american today. how about that? >> stephanie: me too. all right, honey. great to talk to you on this -- >> love you guys. >> progressive voices.com. >> progressivevoices.com. a lot of them spoke yesterday. >> stephanie: exactly. yea, woot, woot for us. let's take a quick one. kevin in d.c. calling to gloat. hello, kevin. >> caller: yee-ha! >> stephanie: all right. get it out of your system. go ahead. >> the president's example of can ciliation but for now despite the despicable line, revolting race baiting tactics of the romney campaign, despite the disgusting attempts at voter suppression and despite the false narrative the media tried to paint about lack of
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enthusiasm for the president major campaigning activities are completed and president obama and democrats have prevailed! >> stephanie: all right. everybody has to get it out of their system. >> suck on that, bitches. [ ♪ nah nah nah nah nah ♪ ] >> stephanie: all right. i did shoot one spitball at david gregory this morning. it is stuck on the tv. >> you probably weren't the only one. >> so that's what's on chuck todd's chin. >> stephanie: it is not his goatee. it is my wad. 45 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> i'm very embarrassed for you for what goes on on your show. it's just dirty stuff and you all laugh so stupidly like a bunch of idiots. >> announcer: it's "the stephanie miller show."
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[ ♪ music ♪ ] >> announcer: stephanie miller ♪ on this perfect day ♪ ♪ nothing standing in my way ♪ ♪ perfect day ♪ >> obama: tonight, in this election you the american people reminded us that while our world has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up. we have fought our way back and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> romney -- counters with -- >> i've got nothing. i just wrote a victory speech.
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>> stephanie: um. yeah, by the way, guess what else won? arithmetic. [ applause ] >> stephanie: we're going to have to check when it all comes down -- because we don't have florida yet. it is 303-202 electoral. pretty close to what nate silver was predicting, i believe. this is -- this is what -- i was telling the story about fox news but this is just -- what shows what you a partisan, parallel universe this nation has become. i love this headline. despite quibble by republican election guru, obama went for -- ohio went for obama. i mean there's karl rove on fox news like essentially holding up an entire election and somebody on another network was saying this is unusual. we have a guy that -- was behind the super pac that gave millions to mitt romney saying that -- he hasn't lost yet. it was really extraordinary. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> stephanie: reuters reporting for a brief moment tuesday, if you're the -- television networks might have called the race too early.
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of course they didn't. that's what karl rove -- just enough doubt or confusion. people go oh, despite quibbling on conservative network fox news by karl rove, apparent hesitancy to accept defeat by mitt romney's camp. this is how this blew up in mitt romney's face on benghazi because he was listening to the lies on fox news. >> right. >> stephanie: that second debate. at any rate, mitt romney's campaign has taken marching orders from -- karl rove is saying wait. even though fox news, among all of the other networks has already declared ohio and the presidency for barack obama. >> that held up your bedtime by a good hour. >> stephanie: i was like what is going on here! i had already done my victory dance. yeah. so after networks including fox itself -- this is priceless. had called the state for obama chris wallace asked rove if he believed ohio's election had been decided. rove said no i don't. >> okay then. >> stephanie: this is premature, he said.
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this is the guy again behind crossroads u.s.a. which gave tens of millions of dollars to mitt romney. >> crossroads gps. >> stephanie: whatever it is. yeah blah, blah, blah, blah. in the end obama didn't need ohio. obviously at some point -- it is just hilarious. and i enjoyed the skit. the skit. the megan kelley skit with the roving camera and the whole thing was hilarious. >> it will be repeated on "saturday night live." >> stephanie: chris in detroit, you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi chris. >> caller: how we doing today stephanie? >> stephanie: i'm doing pretty good. happy clappy. >> caller: unbelievable. i couldn't even drink last night. >> stephanie: really? that must have been bad. >> it was a little bit of depression. forward looking and a lot of hopefulness. we couldn't have done this without your hard work. you guys putting the truth out there every day. >> stephanie: thank you honey. >> hatred that the conservatives put out there, you know, they were exposed.
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>> stephanie: i was saying that yesterday. this is -- and why i believe in many ways the president won is the right wing's narrative of him doesn't match reality. no matter what you think of the president or any of his policies for mitt romney to stand there and say take your hateful, angry campaign -- it is like what? does anyone really think the president's angry and hateful? >> a friend of mine who works in country radio, he's progressive himself but he can't really let the politics be known he said that he's getting so many hateful and racist things posted on his facebook page, he's had to block a whole lot of people. >> stephanie: if you think it was bad in the run-up to the election oi! denise in washington, you're on "the stephanie miller show." hello? denise? >> caller: hey, stephanie. how you doing? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. >> caller: i just had to tell you, i was like you. i fell asleep early. but i woke up in time to hear the beautiful words that our president was elected.
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but someone told me to turn to fox news. and i thought i was watching a crack addict looking for his crack rock when i saw karl rove. did you see him? >> stephanie: yes. >> caller: his mouth was dry. >> stephanie: little twitchy. >> caller: eyes were popped. he had to get off camera for a moment. wow! >> stephanie: donald trump meanwhile just like lost his [ bleep ] seriously, he's calling for revolution and marching in the streets. what? >> go ahead and march on washington donald. go for it. hope there's not a stiff breeze. >> caller: then you get romney after an hour and a half, sitting, pouting conferring and commiserating, he comes out like someone put a stick out of his you know what and he looked constipated. i felt like they needed to call a nurse out there. >> stephanie: after they had a karl rove-inspired tantrum for an hour and a half. >> caller: my gosh. >> stephanie: rich guys don't like it when they don't get the
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things they paid for. >> stick up romney's -- >> caller: they would do really good just -- "saturday night live," they take the night out. put trump, karl rove and romney -- they can do the show. they will turn it out. >> stephanie: all right. jessica in maine. you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi jess. >> caller: hi, mama. the official volunteer of "the stephanie miller show". much driving around the boonies of northern maine making phone calls for various candidates, i can say -- we re-elected the president. we sent two democrats back to congress. >> stephanie: yep. >> caller: we flipped a seat away from the republicans in the senate and yes, we did pass marriage equality. >> stephanie: yea! >> caller: so we're happy up here! >> you have every right to be. >> stephanie: nicely done! mama's proud. sara in michigan, you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi sara. >> caller: good morning, girl!
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i'm so happy that you guys are -- you turn me on to your morning show and without you you talked me off the cliff. i can't tell you how many times. but isn't it -- >> stephanie: what's that? >> caller: it is a feeling i don't ever want to lose. >> stephanie: i know. >> caller: i'm proud to be an american. >> stephanie: do you do that thing where you wake up and go i'm really happy. i forget why. oh, i know! then you bound out of bed. >> it's christmas. >> by the way people in the chat room are saying this morning, fox news is still debating the results from ohio. voting irregularities, provisional ballots. >> sure. >> stephanie: it is a republican secretary of state. the provisional ballots -- if anything, they were designed to not count democrat votes. >> if they hired husted to do shenanigans up there he did an awful job. >> maybe he's a -- maybe he's working for us. >> stephanie: that's what we said. wouldn't it be funny if the voter suppression backfired?
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i think it did and they suppressed their own vote. [ explosion ] exploding electoral comedy cigar. jean in minneapolis, you're on "the stephanie miller show." >> caller: hi, steph. i now understand howard dine's scream -- howard dean's famous scream. i just want to scream all morning. [ laughter ] i was going to call and apologize for michele bachmann but then i realized i should probably call to give you a chance to thank us here in minnesota for allowing you guys to continue to have jobs because she will be your one foil. >> stephanie: i need one. at least marcus is feeling super. >> thanks for asking. ♪ i'm super ♪ ♪ thanks for asking ♪ >> stephanie: thank god there's one stylist who still has a job. right back on "the stephanie miller show." they're the ones destroying the governor tomorrow night. she is awesome. we'll be right back on the "stephanie miller show."
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[ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> stephanie: okay, here we go. >> stephanie: oh happy happy, happy clappy day everybody. former a and future alan grayson coming up. also john yarmouth of the great state of kentucky. tv line called the karl rove thing on fox news, the most unexpected hostage crisis of the evening. >> i was on set last night. i didn't get to see it. when it was exploding on twitter, we said what's going on. what's the madness. >> stephanie: he took several fox anchors hostage. i love this. i hadn't heard this. the secretary of state, jon husted -- he had a press conference. because when karl rove tried to
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do this, jacki the counties outstanding are all democratic counties so it was not going to get worse for romney. but anyway, he had this press conference and he said most of the votes he had to come in were from quote-unquote urban areas. >> stephanie: in case you haven't noticed they're black. >> they didn't have enough voting booths for the number of people who wanted to vote. >> stephanie: yeah, there's that. we still won. ha ha, neener. jacki schechner here she is. >> you know what else won? women. we totally rocked it. we'll start in new hampshire where we now have an all-female congressional delegation and a female governor. that's a first. maggie is a democrat who will succeed governor john lynch. she was the majority leader in the state senate. new hampshire is sending former representative carol shea porter back to congress along with attorney ann mclean custer. they will join kelly ayotte and jeanne shaheen already in place in the senate. they're two of at least 19 female senators we'll have in congress starting in 2013.
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all six women facing re-election won their races including senator claire mccaskill who defeated congressman todd akin and shot that whole legitimate rape thing down. new female centers include -- senators include tammy duckworth and republican deb fischer from nebraska. there are currently 17 senators in congress who are women which was a record. we've beat that by at least two. democrat heidi in north dakota will also win but her republican opponent has yet to concede. a special kudos this morning to 21-year-old malone who went into labor at 3:00 a.m. on tuesday and waited for her pulse to open so she could vote before going to the hospital. she showed up at precincts in cook county, illinois at 8:30 in the morning. her contributions were -- her contractions are five minutes apart. shy drove her self-to the hospital. she celebrated -- she drove herself to the hospital.
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[ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's "the stephanie miller show." ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey, all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stop it! this is hard. >> obama: by itself, the recognition we have common hopes and dreams won't end all of the gridlock or solve all of our problems. or substitute for the painstaking work of building consensus. and making the difficult compromises needed to move this country forward. but that common bond is where we
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must begin. our economy is recovering. a decade of war is ending. [ cheers & applause ] >> obama: a long campaign is now over. >> stephanie: alleluia for that part! wahoo! happy election everybody. 1-800-steph-12 toll free from anywhere. as jacki was saying at the top of the hour, it is the year of the woman, including senator elizabeth warren. ladies and gentlemen. senator elizabeth warren from the great state of massachusetts. >> for every family that has been chipped at, squeezed and hammered, we're going to fight for a level playing field and we're going to put people back to work. >> stephanie: including a new hand model in massachusetts. oh the senator can go back to hand modeling now. >> just got kicked in his pink pants. >> stephanie: tee-hee. okay. all right. i was telling jacki -- at the top of the hour, this was incredible, the whole drama playing out in right-wing world
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on fox news. after fox news already declared ohio and the presidency for obama. it was cleveland columbus and dayton were out. those are democratic strong holds. so i love this -- john -- what's his name? >> husted. >> stephanie: so he -- he had this press conference. did you see. he had a large screen that showed -- there weren't that many votes separating obama and romney. he emphasized most of the votes that had yet to come in were from urban areas. >> so they don't count. >> in case you haven't noticed he's black. >> stephanie: he avoided saying specifically that those areas tend to vote democratic because they're. >> black. >> oh my goodness, he's black. >> stephanie: he invited reporters to examine the results of past elections and draw your own conclusions. >> stephanie: blacks. >> black people. you know what i'm talking about. do i have to say it? >> stephanie: does he have any
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point say -- the voter suppression didn't work. good night. slam. >> backfired, big time. >> stephanie: you know why obama won ohio, chris? dave swagger. >> he's with -- >> stephanie: ohio. he saved america last night. he works at chrysler's jeep plant in toledo. he said that his vote for obama was prompted in part by a controversial tv advertisement from the romney campaign saying that chrysler was shipping jeep production to china. that was flatly denied by chrysler as it was a giant lie. he said i didn't like that lie one bit. i voted for obama because he saved my job. he saved the auto industry. ♪ let's hear it for the boy ♪ ♪ let's give the boy a hand ♪ >> stephanie: people aren't stupid. told ya. let's dive into the right-wing world. it is so much fun. >> so much fun! [ ♪ circus ♪ ] >> stephanie: normally, this is kind of the vomitous part of the show. >> try not to be smug. oh, go ahead! >> smug away. >> stephanie: okay.
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here's the moment. karl rove, bret baier and megan kelly on fox news. >> i don't know what the outcome is going to be but we have to be careful about calling things when we have like 991 votes separating the two candidates and a quarter of the vote yet to count. even if they have made it on the basis of select precincts, i would be cautious about intruding in this process. >> well, folks -- so maybe not so fast. >> thank you. great to have you guys here. >> stephanie: that's awkward! [ laughter ] that's awkward. in the chiron underneath me says president obama wins ohio and the presidency. that was -- wow! [ crickets chirping ]ú >> that's awkward. >> wow. >> stephanie: isn't that awkward? >> oh, god. >> stephanie: it almost makes it seem like we're some sort of bipartisan outfit of some kind. awkward. >> i think we have to be
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careful. >> oh, crap! >> stephanie: charles krauthammer. >> i think the real story here is that obama won but he's got no mandates. >> stephanie: really? >> he won by going very small very negative. >> what? >> we're left as a country exactly where we started but a little bit worse off. >> what campaign was he watching? >> stephanie: somebody's kind of a poor loser. >> judging from the look on krauthammer's face everything is negative to him. [ ♪ "jeopardy" theme ♪ ] 303 electoral votes to 202. we haven't even counted some yet. >> you guys need have a mandate. it is phony. >> stephanie: that doesn't seem small and negative. that seems like a rather large electoral. >> it is worse now. >> obama didn't run a negative campaign. >> stephanie: have we heard from reince priebus this morning? >> reince priebus! oh i can't believe it. i think i'm going to barf.
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>> i think he might be out of a job. >> stephanie: i'll bet he's particularly whiny. >> oh, no. >> stephanie: i hate scrambled eggs. >> i want pancakes. >> stephanie: okay. here's sarah palin who is perplexed. >> i cannot believe the majority of americans would believe that incurring more debt is good for economy, for our children, for job creators. i cannot believe the majority of americans would believe it is okay not to follow the constitution and not have the budget and i can't believe that the majority of americans who say it is okay to rely on foreign sources of energy instead of drilling and mining our own natural resources. so you know, it is a perplexing time for many of us right now. >> stephanie: well you're perplexed by air. thank you. [ applause ] oh, look out. the irrelevancy train is pulling up with karl rove. go ahead, hop into the sidecar won't you? >> steeped in their own
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propaganda. >> stephanie: woo woo all aboard. >> i never had a train sound effect. why the you ask for one? >> stephanie: i made it up like you had one. i thought the irrelevancy train would be funny. >> play dancing the bug a won't. bugaloo. >> stephanie: irrelevancy motorcycle with a sidecar. whatever you have. okay. >> let the record show -- >> stephanie: there you go. get in the sidecar. >> more like an irrelevancy dirt bike. >> okay. given the irrelevancy atv. >> stephanie: i sent that picture to everybody that said especially doofy pictures of sarah palin. it says think about it, john mccain had a choice between mitt romney and me and he chose me. think about it. people clearly did yesterday. >> last night it looked like sarah palin had just come out of the tanning booth that was on
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crispy. >> stephanie: tan mom. she was tan mom last night. bless her heart. >> didn't make her anymore coherent. >> stephanie: megan kelly at fox news. >> so much talk about a negative campaign run by president obama. the ad buys. >> stephanie: really? >> what does this mean for future elections? >> we now have nothing but negativity because -- it is proof that that works. to try to be above board or classy as you put it. it didn't pay dividends for mitt romney. >> stephanie: mitt romney was above board and classy? >> did she provide examples? >> no. >> i don't need to show you an exam. >> shut up! you know who's defensive. >> stephanie: just because they'll probably play it several more times today. here is dick morris earlier this year on hannity. >> i believe that -- i've said this before and everybody either gives a sigh of relief or a cynical wrath -- there is no chance that obama will get
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re-elected. zilch, none, zip nada. we're also going to win ten seats in the senate. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: oh. >> are they still going to pay dick morris a paycheck. >> stephanie: nate silver's numbers were closer to yours. zero, zilch chance. little bit closer. little bit. >> you know, it just dawned on me that the right doesn't have a nate silver type of person because silver is right and anybody else would be... wrong. >> stephanie: correct math is gay. >> uh-huh. >> stephanie: did you see -- we missed that story in all of the election hubbub. they didn't like the -- you know nonpartisan the tax study. mitch mcconnell said cancel that. send it back. the one that says tax cuts don't create jobs. he was like we don't like it.
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kill it. whatever, i'll get to the details later. let's finish with mike huckabee. >> people of color vote democratic anyway. that's not all that unusual. it is rare for republicans to get a significant portion of minority vote. it shouldn't be. i think republicans have done a pathetic job of reaching out to people of color. something we've got to work on. it is a group of people that frankly should be with us based on the real policy of conservativism. but republicans have acted as if they can't get the vote so they don't try. the result is they don't get the vote. >> stephanie: maybe because they're kind of a little bit racist. [ ding ding ] [ applause ] >> policies of the republican party suck for black people. >> stephanie: and other people of color maybe. all righty. thank you right-wing world. yea. that was really fun. [ applause ] i can't wait to listen to sean hannity although he may be in prison. >> really? how can you go to prison for a misdemeanor like this.
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>> you know what they do to soft, overweight, bald republicans in prison? >> he's not bald. >> how do you know? it could be a wig. >> stephanie: because i've run my fingers through it. >> he is overweight. >> stephanie: he tweeted a picture of his -- you called him a tub of goo. >> i think it is all in his ass. >> stephanie: he tweeted a picture of his completed ballot which i think is technically illegal. >> it is a misdemeanor in the state of new york. to tweet or -- or to take a photo and publish a picture of a completed ballot. >> stephanie: what a week we're having. sean hannity frog marched out of fox news. >> although i did see a lot of people doing that on facebook yesterday. it is probably best to check what your state laws are regarding that. it is different in every state. >> stephanie: who wants to share a cell with sean? 17 minutes after the hour. we roll along. happy post-election day on "the
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president. >> stephanie: woo-hoo! thank you, sir. thank you, mr. president. we've got your back. 22 minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12 the phone number. teresa in florida. wtf with florida. what's happening? hello. teresa? teresa? oh damn. all right. all right. we still don't have florida results yet. jane in west virginia. you're on "the stephanie miller show". >> stephanie: something is going on with the phone system. hello, jane. jane? >> stephanie: this is not a good morning to not have phones. >> we have phones. they're here. >> stephanie: ken in adirondack. hi ken? >> caller: ken checking in. hi guys. they're still going crazy on fox news this morning. the story line this morning is right track wrong track 52% say the country is still on the wrong track. how can that be and that black man is still in the white house.
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here is the thought. nobody's shared this. i just want to point it out. it is blindingly obvious to me. right track wrong track doesn't just -- they don't just call right wing nut jobs and have them, you know, chip in and say get that guy out of the white house. there are a lot of folks like me, like you guys who also think the country was on the wrong track when the tea baggers took over the house and started trying to repeal healthcare, attacking women. >> stephanie: ken can i just say two of the nastiest pieces of work in congress are gone. joe walsh and alan west. thank god for that. >> caller: woot, woot. >> stephanie: woot and double woot. >> as the sid of kids said six years ago. >> stephanie: go ahead ken. >> caller: that's all i had to say. pass that along to the talking heads because right track wrong track doesn't just mean get that guy out of the white house. it means stop the crazy train
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and unload those people. >> stephanie: by the way bitter, party of one. mitch mcconnell it's for you! >> stephanie: yesterday he said the voters have not endorsed the failures of the first term. >> they kind of like what he was doing. >> stephanie: they've given him more time to finish the job they asked him to do together with a balanced congress. >> stephanie: the one you've been so helpful with. the way you've been so helpful and bipartisan all along? oh really? whatever. get back in your terrarium. let's go to -- >> he's just upset he didn't get control of the senate. >> stephanie: yeah, i know. michael in sarasota, you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi michael. >> caller: how are you, my love? >> stephanie: i'm fine. >> caller: you and your merry band of elves have made my absolute life just a joy! >> stephanie: oh, thank you, honey. >> caller: darling, the french -- i have a story about your dad but before i get to that -- >> stephanie: what? >> caller: hang on a moment.
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the french may have given us that beautiful lady in new york harbor with that gorgeous torch beaming across new york right now, hoping it will bring some sort of consolidation of those folks but you know what? there is a torch on the west coast beaming across this country. darling, you're the reason why the president has been re-elected. >> stephanie: am i the torch on the west coast? [ ♪ magic wand ♪ ] >> caller: now the story about your dad. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: i worked for public television for 30 years in buffalo. >> stephanie: oh wow. my hometown. >> i had the privilege of running hand-held camera for your dad when he had the opportunity to come back from that zoo in washington and talk to the folks of western new york and southern ontario. and i'm telling you we always got fired up when big wild bill was coming back to buffalo. because that's what we called him. wild bill because he was always good for a hilarious quote and
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boy, was he on the money and it is just a darn shame that he and mr. goldwater didn't have a chance to set this country right. >> stephanie: thank you, michael. that was very sweet of you. >> caller: i'm telling you sweetheart, keep up the good work. you and your merry band of elves are doing a great job. >> stephanie: thank you, mike. i don't know about elves. maybe my dad. just kidding. >> i get his point. >> he might have started world wash iii. -- world war iii. >> stephanie: my dad was hilarious. a different kind of republican than these people are. my point. okay. >> still the republican parties of back then weren't things i would necessarily agree with. >> stephanie: not necessarily. >> okay. [ laughter ] but he worked with the other side. >> stephanie: yeah, thank you. >> something that is desperately needed. >> stephanie: i don't think he would recognize this government the way it exists, the way it is not governing. >> people realize how much they miss the two sides working together when they saw obama and chris christie working together so brilliantly right after sandy
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hit. >> stephanie: the people have said that, goldwater would be too liberal for this version of the republican party. you know. >> he was a little too chummy with curtis lame for my liking. wanted to start world war iii. >> stephanie: i don't know who that is. mitt romney last night. >> romney: i have just called president obama to congratulate him on his victory. his supporters and his campaign also deserve congratulations. i wish all of them well. particularly the president the first lady and their daughters. >> stephanie: his speech was very gracious. >> it was as gracious as it needed to be. >> stephanie: a lot of people were heckling his speech. we're like no! they're like yes! stop listening to karl rove. >> ann romney, she did not look happy. stop it. this is hard. >> ann: stop it. >> really hard now. >> stephanie: now it is even harder. eric in california. >> caller: good morning stephanie. good morning, good morning.
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>> caller: you guys are so awesome. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: 2004, remember the day of the election, i had this terrible pit in my stomach. i knew there was something wrong. i woke up the next morning first day i heard you and i have been a loyal fan since. you guys are awesome. you get all of the credit for this election. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: people like you are true heroes. >> stephanie: i will take it. thank you. >> caller: fox news knowingly lies to the american public. they are the devil -- you guys are heroes. you're awesome. >> we don't engage in hyperbole at all. >> stephanie: yeah. that would take a lot -- my idea too. auto bailout my idea, too. take credit for that. 29 minutes after the hour. right back with congressman john yarmouth on "the stephanie miller show."
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>>i jump out of my skin at people when i'm upset. do you share the sense of outrage that they're doing this, this corruption based on corruption based on corruption. >>i think that's an understatement, eliot. u>> i'm not prone tot. understatement, so explain to me why that is. i think the mob learned from wall st., not vice versa.
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>> you know who else has a great body? >> stephanie miller. >> the charlie calls her booba licious. >> charlie crist? i really don't think it's charlie crist. >> stephanie: let me take a second to say woot. >> obama: with your stories and your struggles i return to the white house more determined and more inspired than ever about the work there is to do and the future that lies ahead. [ cheering ] >> stephanie: yea! kermit flail. okay. >> karl rove is saying shove it. >> stephanie: all right. >> moving your hands back and forth isn't a kermit flail. >> stephanie: he did just call me ms. miller.
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i said thank you for finally giving me the respect i'm entitled for being solely responsible for the president's re-election. >> i think john yarmouth had something to do with it, too. >> stephanie: from the great state of kentucky. good morning congressman. >> good morning, stephanie. >> stephanie: it is a good morning, is it not sir? >> oh, yeah. it is a fantastic morning. i've been watching you this morning -- actually watching is not a -- the accurate term because my eyes haven't focused yet. there was a lot of bourbon last night. >> stephanie: i'm guessing kentucky bourbon. yeah, me too. you and me both. so where do we even start? as you know, i've been railing against all of these media story lines that they've been feeding us for. the enthusiasm gap, the youth aren't going to turn out. it is so close it is so close. you know, look at what happened. what a great day to be an american, huh? >> well, it is. talking about that, obviously
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kentucky was not in play in the presidential election. but we had literally hundreds of people who went to ohio to walk precincts and talk to voters in the cincinnati area and i think you know that makes a difference but the enthusiasm and the amount of time and energy that so many of kentuckians put into this race even when they knew that kentucky's electoral votes weren't in play is really inspiring. so it was great. i mean this is bittersweet. aspects to this. ben chandler lost in kentucky. which i thought was unfortunate. my good friend betty sutton in ohio northeastern ohio lost. but by in large, i mean you just can't -- overestimate the significance of the way this country averted attempts to
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purchase -- >> stephanie: despite the efforts in so many states. that's what was really heartwarming. i said this. it is going to create a backlash. you're going to make people want to vote even more. look what happened right? >> guys like sheldon adelson and the koch brothers and even my good friend, steve cohen had a guy who spent $2 million of his own money running and barely -- i don't even think he got 25% of the vote in that district. the linda mcmahon -- everything. i'm just thrilled with the rejection of that whole concept. >> stephanie: money can't prop up bad candidates like mitt romney like linda mcmahon. i said this as a woman congressman, we've talked about this. they love to do that story oh, the gender gap is gone. i knew it wasn't going -- this was the year of the woman, was it not? >> well, certainly. with tammy baldwin and clair claire
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mccaskill, of course. and the new hampshire -- >> stephanie: tammy duckworth elizabeth warren. >> i knew i had some conversations with tammy. what a great person, a great american. just been -- it's been an inspirational day. >> stephanie: congressman, i have to say personally, i could not have been happier to see joe walsh and allen west go -- somebody particularly virulent, nasty, obstructionist republicans in your body. what do you think? >> well, absolutely. and these are the flamethrowers. and that's -- people have asked me all the time, what do you think -- where do you think the american people are? i said the american people are rejecting craziness. they don't want loud people in the government. they want people who actually are dedicated to making government work. not just to basically sink the ship. alan west was one of those people. joe walsh obviously a maniac. you know.
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so yeah, that's the big lesson that comes out of this. >> stephanie: i don't know if you've heard anything but we're hearing this morning there may even be a recount in the michele bachmann race because it was so close. >> yeah. well that's another -- even if she ends up being re-elected, the fact that she was -- she made it by the skin of her teeth. she's a prodigious fund-raiser and all of that but people still don't want people who are -- who just want to burn the house down. and that's what -- she's one of those people. so i think the atmosphere will be better in the next congress. i really do. this kind of irrational obama hatred and -- obviously has to disappear because there's no mileage to be gained anymore in that. so i think things will be better. >> stephanie: i love that my producer just held the sign up that said john yarmuth won last night, too. i'm like no kidding. >> congratulations on your win.
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>> stephanie: of course he won. he's john yarmuth. he's beloved! [ laughter ] >> thank you. i had a very gratifying victory. i think a very special relationship with my district. obviously with the stephanie liberal -- stephanie miller show. >> stephanie: same thing. i'll legally change my name. >> i can keep coming on for the next two years anyway on your show. >> stephanie: congressman, do you think there is going to be any difference in how you know, the house -- obviously the senate now has become even more democratic which is great but are we going to have the same kind of on be structionism and gridlock especially with this fiscal cliff coming up? >> i actually don't think we will. i've talked to enough republicans over the last six months or so. to get the feeling that they really are tired of the game that's being played. and some very, very nice,
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thoughtful freshmen, even though they vote crazy, they're reasonable people. this isn't the best way to spend my life. they really do want to get something done. they're getting heat from their constituents too. saying we may not like government all the time but we need one. we need one that works. so i think there really is going to be an effort to move things along. obviously now that the president is holding all of the cards in terms of leverage, they all face the charge of irrationally blocking anything if they don't try to get along. particularly with the senate now. that's a huge difference with the new complexion of the senate. >> stephanie: absolutely. i think boy, that was a pretty loud message last night, wasn't it congressman? the republicans in congress didn't hear that, i don't know when they will right? >> absolutely. my senator mitch mcconnell he's up for re-election in 2014.
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he's going to face a stiff challenge and he's already being -- painted with that -- rightfully so, the obstructionist label. if he doesn't -- i think he's pragmatic enough to understand that if he's seen as the person who holds up everything and he's going to risk being sent back to kentucky. >> stephanie: that's right congressman yarmuth. he's the one so famously that came out and said his number one priority was to make sure the president doesn't get re-elected. okay. you lost! number one priority. now what is your number one priority? >> exactly. and that is the statement i made last night in my victory speech. but his number one priority right now because i know mitch very well will be to get mitch re-elected. i think you're going to see a different person in that position. >> stephanie: let's all hope so. i thought -- boy, i was glad that mitt romney was so unequivocal last night. he said this election is over.
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the american people want us to stop partisan bickering. >> stop it. it's hard. >> i agree. >> stephanie: ann romney wants us to stop it. >> ann: stop it. >> there's the giggle. >> stephanie: congressman yarmuth, we'll talk to you as we roll along. thank you. congratulations. >> great to talk to you. congratulations. >> stephanie: go sleep off that bourbon. >> mcconnell can go back to the galapagos islands. >> stephanie: we feel badly about the skeeters of the world. i forget which one this was. >> skeeter stock. >> stephanie: skeeter stock didn't go so well. >> thanks to your generous donations to skeeter pac obama derangement pictures presents the film of the year. >> we're the laughingstock of the world right now. >> come see skeeter stock. >> i thought was a very good president. obama isn't. >> three days of peace, love and
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misinformation. >> i see a lot of socialism in him. >> he hasn't been presidential and he has too much anger. >> skeeter stock. >> barack obama, a lot of people who are voting for him is so they can continue to get their handouts. that's not what america's about. >> it is free skeeter love. >> i don't like the way he goes around apologizing for the united states. >> they got together for three days to exchange their ideas. >> we don't have the freedom -- >> i don't think he does like america. >> i don't want to see our country go down the tubes. >> he will make sure romney wins. >> skeeter stock. >> he is a muslim. his father was a muslim. his father was an atheist and his father was a communist. he's all three. >> paid for by skeeter pac. >> stephanie: thank you rocky mountain mike. >> he's apologizing to america? prepositions anybody? >> stephanie: thanks steph for a wonderful election season. gotta run. someone's at the door to take my
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guns. [ applause ] he says mitch mcconnell just announced republicans must dedicate themselves to the goal of denying barack obama a third term. >> i think he may be able to succeed there. [ applause ] >> stephanie: the president. >> obama: we're an american family and we rise or fall together as one nation. >> stephanie: thank you mr. president. [ ♪ battle hymn of republic ♪ ] aww! >> she's not saying. >> stephanie: jim's happy clappy for a day. >> are you going to go back to normal tomorrow? >> shh whatever. >> he went back to normal now. >> stephanie: 45 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> it is a combination of low self-esteem, low blood sugar and missing red wine with -- mixing red wine with my dog's painkillers. >> announcer: it's "the stephanie miller show."
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[ ♪ music ♪ ] >> announcer: stephanie miller >> stephanie miller. ♪ freedom ♪ ♪ freedom ♪ ♪ freedom ♪ ♪ you got to give for what you take ♪ >> on "the stephanie miller show" brought to you by british police uniforms l.a. british police uniforms l.a. salute our new imperial league lord and vow never to teach them to read. how do you think the higher voting machines work right? >> stephanie: 15 minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12 the phone number. >> obama: a nation of 300 million can be noisy and messy and complicated. we have our own opinions.
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each of us has deeply-held beliefs. and when we go through tough times, when we make big decisions as a country it necessarily stirs passion stirs up controversy. that won't change after tonight. and it shouldn't. these arguments we have are a mark of our liberty. we can never forget that as we speak, people in distant nations are risking their lives right now, just for a chance to argue about the issues that matter. the chance to cast their ballots like we did today. >> stephanie: thank you! [ applause ] by the way he wrote in the concession speech, too just in case -- it reflected the realities of the rough road ahead. mitt romney -- >> didn't bother. >> stephanie: didn't prepare. [ wah wah ] >> who could have seen that
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coming. >> stephanie: the president prepared for the presidency. any eventualities the hurricane. mitt romney did not prepare -- i think it did show. it was a little short. it was a little on the shorter side. >> a little bit. >> stephanie: a lot of the supporters, it was not what they were hoping for, i think. >> there was no hope. >> stephanie: it was very short. >> the nation, as you know is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk political bickering and posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. we look to democrats and republicans in government at all levels to put the people before the politics. >> stephanie: now warning about politics? now we need to stop partisan bickering. now? >> now a warning? >> stephanie: okay. >> now i think i'm going to start drinking. >> stephanie: gail in las crewses, new mexico. hi gail. >> caller: good morning. >> stephanie: good morning.
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>> caller: yea for new mexico, our tiny little state. if you look at the map it is all red on the bottom except one little blue spot right below colorado. we did a great job even though suzanna martinez is our governor and a lot of people thought we were going to go red. we did the right thing and we voted for obama. >> it is a big blue scare on that map. blue square on that map. >> stephanie: love me some santa fe and albuquerque. >> it is gorgeous. we call it the best-kept secret even though i've only been here for a year and a half. spent ten years in texas. that was tough. but -- >> stephanie: that was hard. stop it. >> caller: lot of great people in texas though. we have -- san antonio you know. >> stephanie: austin. >> caller: austin. it was still tough though. >> stephanie: all right honey. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] by the way, i was saying, human rights campaign. landslide victory for lgbt
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equality up and down the ballot. marriage wins at the ballot box. maine, maryland, minnesota and washington state is not in yet but it looks very good. >> yeah, apparently it looked like it was in last night but it's kind of close and provisional ballots need to be counted in all of that. >> stephanie: pro marriage equality president wins re-election. first openly gay senator tammy baldwin. great state of wisconsin. voters retain iowa justice. lgbt voters, the other story line oh, they're not happy with the president. enthusiasm blah, blah, blah. 77% of the lgbt vote for president obama. >> enthusiasm. >> stephanie: it turns out there was a lot. >> enthusiasm. >> which means there are about 30% who voted for romney? >> stephanie: i don't know. carol in pennsylvania. carol in pennsylvania. you're on "the stephanie miller show." welcome. >> caller: hi, steph. it is a great day every day.
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on a serious note, i just want to thank give a great big thank you and a huge cup of love to all of the people in ohio and florida who stood in line for six, eight hours. they were an inspiration. >> stephanie: carol, i said this last night on the tv special on current i felt guilty -- it took me about 45 seconds to vote. >> me, too. >> stephanie: i live in a nice area. millions of voting machines. it took me literally in and out 45 seconds. i got this tweet from burrman there are 300 people in line and one voting machine. >> all i can say is all of the people who have republican governors, take this as a warning. the next time you have a gubernatorial election, think about who you're voting for. you vote for the republican, you're going to be standing in line the next time. so a word to the wise and all of that. >> stephanie: yea!
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[ ♪ battle hymn of republic ♪ ] a big god bless you and god bless america for those of you who did stand in line so many hours. a lot of places, inclement weather. i feel guilty. it was 80 degrees yesterday. i'm in and out in less than a minute. >> all of the attempted voter suppression encouraged people to go out there. >> stephanie: that's what i said yesterday, jim. this guy in ohio, remember we were nervous about this yesterday. this serious -- ohio's plan to count provisional ballots. he thought of every way he possibly could to suppress the vote. the provisional ballots. remember, we said you just gotta turn out in big enough numbers that they can't steal it. they tried to think -- ways of i never even thought of. first of all they first said -- he had put the onus on voters instead of the poll workers. there were all of these. the provisional ballots dennis kucinich told us about this on the special yesterday. he was nervous. he made us nervous. >> i wasn't nervous up until he spoke.
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thanks dennis. >> stephanie: yeah. god bless you ohio. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] then i was talking about this. talking about -- we know something about this in the media, don't we? ohio viewers hit by anti-obama tv special on election evening. said it aired the swift vote thing like it was news. did an election special that they aired. it was not -- it was supposed to be a side-by-side comparison. of course, it was a completely partisan hack job against president obama that aired as a news special on the stations on ohio owned by sinclair broadcasting. >> it aired instead of the national news. instead of abc news now or something like that. >> stephanie: anyway. i know. so you know, this aired on stations all over ohio. i love the fact that it just didn't matter. people are not stupid. >> you don't really know obama. >> stephanie: turns out we do! >> obama goes to the bank. >> maybe diane sawyer was drinking because she was preempted by the special.
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>> stephanie: we got this tweet. diane sawyer declares chardonnay last night's winner. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> i posted gawker a's montage. >> stephanie: all of the anchors. you do notice -- we've been doing this for months and months and months and they're on the air for hours and hours and hours. you don't know if people are just loopy but something -- something was up with the girlfriend last night. people are just tired or they're getting a little giddy. >> she mixed red wine with her dog's pain medication. >> stephanie: perhaps. >> she listened to the show, she would know better. >> stephanie: by the way in my opinion chardonnay was the winner along with president obama. >> the winner in your house. >> stephanie: winner in my house every night. right back on "the stephanie miller show." governor tomorrow night. she is awesome. we'll be right back on the "stephanie miller show."
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